Coronavirus live news: India becomes second worst-hit nation with one-day record of over 90,000 cases

US Labor day weekend crowds prompt fears; Netanyahu announces overnight curfews on 40 cities; UK reports almost 3,000 cases

7.43am BST

The English Daily Mail this morning leads on its own latest coronavirus-related campaign to “Get Britain Flying Again”, by trying to find a way to bring down the lengthy 14-day quarantine faced by travellers arriving in the country from overseas.

Monday’s Mail:
“Test hope to halve quarantine” 
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Air passengers could be tested eight days after arrival under plans to get Britain flying again.

Ministers are considering two options to open up the skies and help rescue the Covid-ravaged economy.

7.36am BST

Not all the papers are leading on coronavirus today, with Brexit and other issues, such as the weather forecast, topping some news agenda.

Today’s Guardian does, however, with details of the recent large increases in coronavirus infections in England leading a public health director to accuse the government of having “lost control” of the spread of the virus.

Monday’s Guardian: Ministers have ‘lost control’ of virus spread, say experts #TomorrowsPapersToday #TheGuardian #Guardian pic.twitter.com/aruEZP2uPP

The UK recorded a massive rise in the number of people testing positive for Covid-19 yesterday, amid concerns the government has lost control of the pandemic just as people return to work and universities prepare to reopen.

Labour demanded that the health secretary, Matt Hancock, give an urgent statement to the House of Commons to explain the surge in cases and why some people were still being told to drive hundreds of miles for a test.

Related: Coronavirus: fears UK government has lost control as Covid cases soar

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